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To which groups does the integration strategy apply?

Key Area:
Policies On Integration - Cohesion
02/03/2012 - 12:47
Short Answer

The Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration published a report entitled ‘Integration, a two way process.’ This report focus’s primarily on refugees to Ireland.

Qualitative Info

The definition of refugees used is as follows:

"The Working Group's terms of reference refer to the following categories3 of persons :

Convention4 refugees

A Convention refugee is defined in Section 2 of the Refugee Act, 1996 as,

“a person who, owing to a well founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality,

membership of a particular social group or political opinion, is outside the country of his or her nationality and is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself or herself of the protection of that country; or who, not having a nationality and being outside the country of his or her former habitual residence, is unable or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to return to it, ...”


Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Policing - law enforcement, Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Education, Culture, Media, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life, Religion
External Url$File/INTEGRATION%20-%20A%20Two%20Way%20Process.pdf